In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Three New Allegations Lodged Against Cain

Three more allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior or language by Herman Cain emerged today. One of them, though, is sure to be suspect if it is not confirmed. It was lodged by someone who worked at the National Restaurant Association but who now does work for Rick Perry. From a report by Politico: The Associated Press reported Wednesday that a third woman experienced behavior by Cain

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A Response to Comments on My Herman Cain Post

Well, I read all the comments on my post Monday, “New Sexual Allegations Likely the End of Cain.” Glad to see my readers are as feisty as ever. I’m happy when you all give me a piece of your mind, because I learn from you. I mean it. I’m one of the few people in Washington who reads on a daily basis a steady stream

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New Sexual Allegations Likely the End of Cain

Updated 2:28 pm ET The story running in POLITICO today saying that the National Restaurant Association settled in the late 1990s with two women who alleged sexual harassment by Herman Cain, then president of the trade group, likely signals the end of the Cain campaign. Not necessarily right away. But since the the charges of a payoff appear to be true, and given the strong family

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Cain is Right: He Was Taken Out Context on Abortion

Herman Cain is being falsely – or at best, incorrectly – accused of flipping his position on abortion. What he actually did was express a nuanced, if not particularly well worded, opinion on what happens if abortion is considered in cases of rape or incest. Let’s look at the interviews that have gotten him into trouble, one with Piers Morgan of CNN and the other

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